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Trump insulted UK's May, called Germany's Merkel 'stupid' in calls: report

Senior U.S. officials believed President TrumpDonald John TrumpBiden campaign slams Facebook after thousands of ads blocked by platform's pre-election blackout Mnuchin says he learned of Pelosi's letter to him about stimulus talks 'in the press' Harris to travel to Texas Friday after polls show tie between Trump, Biden MORE posed a danger to national security after phone calls to other heads of state, according to classified phone calls obtained by CNN.

The CNN report claims that multiple high-ranking administration officials, such as former national security adviser John BoltonJohn BoltonJohn Bolton in heated exchange with BBC anchor over lack of impeachment testimony President Trump: To know him is to 'No' him Obama highlights Biden's tweet from a year ago warning Trump wasn't ready for pandemic MORE, former Defense Secretary James MattisJames Norman MattisPresident Trump: To know him is to 'No' him Nearly 300 more former national security officials sign Biden endorsement letter John Kelly called Trump 'the most flawed person' he's ever met: report MORE and former Secretary of State Rex TillersonRex Wayne TillersonPresident Trump: To know him is to 'No' him Ocasio-Cortez, progressives call on Senate not to confirm lobbyists or executives to future administration posts Gary Cohn: 'I haven't made up my mind' on vote for president in November MORE, concluded that the president was "delusional” after the phone calls. 

Trump reportedly told former British Prime Minister Theresa MayTheresa Mary MayChina is winning the war for global tech dominance Are US-Japan relations on the rocks? Trump insulted UK's May, called Germany's Merkel 'stupid' in calls: report MORE that she was "a fool" and spineless in her approach to Brexit, NATO and immigration policy. He also told German Chancellor Angela Merkel that she was "stupid” and accused her of being in the pocket of the Russians. 

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Sources told CNN he “demeaned and denigrated” the two leaders in “near-sadistic" verbal attacks.  

Merkel reportedly took the attacks gracefully, letting Trump’s quips go "like water off a duck's back.” May, on the other hand, got “flustered and nervous" when the president got aggressive with her. 

"He clearly intimidated her and meant to,” one source told CNN.

A German official told CNN that Merkel decided to shrink her circle of advisers monitoring the calls with Trump because “they are indeed problematic."

The CNN report also claims that Trump “bullied and disparaged” other leaders, such as French President Emmanuel MacronEmmanuel Jean-Michel MacronSuspect of Nice, France killings came to country from Italy Macron deploys 7K soldiers to protect against attacks Vatican condemns knife attack at French church: 'Terrorism and violence can never be accepted' MORE and Canadian Prime Minister Justin TrudeauJustin Pierre James TrudeauMicrosoft: Iranian hacking group targeting attendees of major international security conferences Trudeau: Canada preparing for potential 'disruptions' after US election Trump's COVID 'October surprise' might make him a better candidate — and person MORE. Meanwhile, Trump was quite friendly with Russian President Vladimir PutinVladimir Vladimirovich PutinGuard stabbed at French Consulate in Saudi Arabia The US must not lose the cyberwar with Russia Chechen leader: Macron's stance on Muhammad cartoons 'forcing people into terrorism' MORE and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, though sources told CNN officials that they were concerned about how unprepared the president would arrive at meetings.

The White House did not immediately respond to a request for comment.